[Talk-GB] phone boxes used for other purposes

Paul Berry pmberry2007 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 11:21:38 UTC 2016


>
> On the subject of defibrillators, they could make a useful GB mapping
> project. They need surveying, but it is something that both urban and
> rural mappers could get out and find on the lighter evenings.


I quite agree. I've just mapped two near me (one in an old phone box, one
affixed to the wall of a shop).

I suspect there are far more out there than would be apparent from the map:
http://umap.openstreetmap.fr/en/map/defibrillators-uk_81299#8/53.635/-2.304

Regards,
*Paul*


On 18 April 2016 at 19:21, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:

> On Mon, 2016-04-18 at 18:52 +0100, Robert Norris wrote:
> > >
> > > From: jack.fitzsimons at ntlworld.com
> > > To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
> > > Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:13:56 +0100
> > > Subject: [Talk-GB] phone boxes used for other purposes
> > >
> > >
> > > I’m sure it must have been discussed before but how do I map a K6
> > > booth
> > > with no phone currently used for another purpose? I visited two
> > > today
> > > intending to get the phone numbers but discovered they were both
> > > local
> > > information points.
> > >
> > I've mapped a few that I've seen used as book shares like
> > amenity=book_exchange, although I'd use amenity=public_bookcase now.
> >
> > Indeed the last one I remember doing has been kindly updated:
> >
> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/3775804762/history
> >
> > For your case I'd probably use some form of tourism tag too (see http
> > ://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:tourism%3Dinformation)
> >
> I've mapped one which has a defibrillator in it as building=phone_box,
> medical=defibrillator.
>
> On the subject of defibrillators, they could make a useful GB mapping
> project. They need surveying, but it is something that both urban and
> rural mappers could get out and find on the lighter evenings.
>
> Phil (trigpoint)
>
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